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3 Things You’ll Learn from Content Marketing Institute’s Latest B2B Brief

RockContent

The end of 2018 is rapidly approaching, and with holiday festivities and temperature drops come summaries of trends that pushed our industry forward and predictions for the year ahead.

Why B2B Marketers Should Shift to a Conversational Voice and How To Do It

Marketing Insider Group

One of the biggest mistakes that B2B marketers make is thinking they sell to an entity rather than a person. B2B is certainly a different audience than B2C, but in the end, it’s people who make the decisions to buy your product or service.

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10 Social Media and Public Relations Tactics You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Social media and public relations might seem like an odd pair upon first inspection. One is a new strategy, just over a decade old, while the other spans decades, even centuries. Can public relations and social media really work together to bolster your business? Most definitely!

Six Ways to Connect with Hard-to-Reach Business Buyers

Webbiquity

It’s a paradox of modern marketing that even with today’s ubiquitous high-speed wifi and cell connectivity, wide range of devices, and abundance of communication channels, business buyers seem harder to reach than ever.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Social Media CTAs: What We Learned from an Analysis of 10 B2B Companies

KoMarketing Associates

Everyone wants more results from social media. You probably do, too. So, how do we get there? Usually, we’ll post to our social media accounts more often. Or we’ll try to post more interesting content. We’ll study our analytics reports and maybe invest in better technology.

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Consumer Loyalty - 5 Ways to Make Your Customers Fall in Love With You

Modern Marketing

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The Value of Creativity for Live Events

Webbiquity

Guest post by Jennifer Kurland. Creativity comes from a place deep within. It is the spark that ignites imaginations and drives innovation. Creative minds break boundaries, take the abstract or mundane and transform it into something new, something that can change the world and our experience of it.

New Forecast Predicts Increase in Spend on Paid Search & Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look to channels and tactics to achieve their key goals, new research suggests that they will be investing heavily in paid search and social media going forward.

Perfecting Your Digital Call-To-Action (With Examples!)

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s face it, a digital call-to-action is needed if you want your audience to take the next step. Traditional content can certainly have a call-to-action (and often does). However, a digital call-to-action is arguably the most important factor when it comes to your online messaging.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Oracle Attains Highest Score for Current Offering and Strategy Categories in The Forrester.

Modern Marketing

Forrester Research recently evaluated 6 top Marketing Automation Platforms in The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Automation Platforms, Q4 2018 and we’re exceptionally pleased to share that Oracle is a leader in their assessment.

Why Marketers Are Embracing Live Videos

Biznology

Nowadays, a great variety of brands are trying to gain the upper hand over their competitors by using a new marketing platform – live online videos. What is the reason for the popularity of these online videos in various industries?

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Report: Half of Marketers Do Not Fully Put the Customer First

KoMarketing Associates

While most marketers already know the importance of putting the customer first, not all of them are finding it easy to do so, according to new research.

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How Well is Your Content Performing? (Industry Benchmark)

Marketing Insider Group

If you want to beef up your content marketing strategy, it’s not enough to rely on the same techniques over and over again. You want to make sure that you are continually improving, reaching the right people, and hitting (maybe even surpassing) industry benchmarks.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Unintentional Traps We Set for Customer Success

Modern Marketing

There exists probably no more despised phrase in the Customer Success lexicon than “one throat to choke” Ironically, it’s often used in a positive, inspirational way, as in, “This is critical. You’re our best and we need to prevent that customer from defecting.

How to Use Intelligence to Outsmart Your Competitors

Measure Up Marketing

Be in the Know About the Competitive Field. Years ago, I competed in triathlons. Before each season, my husband, Mark (who also doubled as equipment manager and cheerleader), would ask, “What’s your idea of success this year?” The answer this question guided our race choices.

Survey: Marketers Plan to Increase the Scale of Contextual Targeting

KoMarketing Associates

When marketers have the choice of directing their campaigns toward the right person or the right place, new research suggests that context is becoming more of a priority. This is according to statistics from the “An Insider’s Look at Media, Brand Safety and Partnerships” report from Sizmek.

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Are You Using Influencers To Market Your Next Event?

Marketing Insider Group

Influencer marketing and event promotion are like a match made in heaven. When you have the right influencers talking about your upcoming event, you can drive substantial interest, fast. This is just what you need when marketing for your event.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

What Digital Marketers Can Learn From Their Analytics Data

Biznology

If you’re not measuring it, it doesn’t matter. And if you’re doing any sort of digital marketing, including content marketing, you’d better be measuring how well that marketing is working. Your analytics data can, of course, tell you a great deal about the health of your digital marketing activity.

What Annoys Audiences the Most About Marketing Emails

Contently

How many of you have ever unsubscribed from a company’s newsletter? I’m going to go ahead and guess that every one of you have at least once. I certainly have on more than one occasion, for a variety of reasons.

Should I Design My Demand Gen Landing Pages for SEO?

The Point

Recently, a client raised objections to our agency hosting their campaign landing pages on a marketing automation platform, since doing so would require that the pages reside on a subdomain (info.companyname.com) vs. on the client’s core domain (companyname.com). The client’s reasoning was that by residing on their main site, the landing pages would help support that website’s SEO domain authority and thus improve search rankings.

Storytelling in the Age of the Connected Customer

Marketing Insider Group

How content with a focus on experiences and emotional marketing can keep customers connected and create advocates for your brand. Today’s healthcare landscape is rapidly changing.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

6 Ways Using Innovative Technologies can Drive Growth

Biznology

Growing a business is no easy feat. You will be confronted with hurdles along the way, but the obstacles should not be a reason for you to give up. There are many things that can help you to achieve business growth. Among others, one of the most important is the use of innovative technologies.

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Writer Roundtable: How Do People Really Feel About Working for Brands?

Contently

All the writers I know are experiencing an identity crisis. From widespread layoffs to the rise of content marketing jobs —which are starting to eclipse the more-familiar reporter, editor, and blogger job titles—it’s a confusing period for anyone who writes for a living.

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Collision Course; Marketing Can’t Achieve Customer Centricity On Its Own

Modern Marketing

For marketers and customer service professionals, customer experience has always sat at the very core of their role in driving greater value for organisations.

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Building a Great B2B Loyalty Program to Prevent Churn

Marketing Insider Group

We know how valuable loyal customers are. They’re five times more likely to make a purchase, five times more likely to forgive mistakes and seven times easier to upsell.1 In the B2B landscape existing customers are even more vital.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!